The Lost Boys of Sudan
An American Story of the Refugee Experience New edition
By (author) Mark Bixler
Normal Price: $43.68
Your Price: $39.31 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $4.37! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $1.97 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available, ships in 8-11 days
Lost Boys of Sudan by Mark Bixler
Book DescriptionIn 2000, the United States began accepting 3,800 refugees from one of Africa's longest civil wars. They were just some of the thousands of young men, known as "Lost Boys," who had been orphaned or otherwise separated from their families in the chaos of a brutal conflict that has ravaged Sudan since 1983. "The Lost Boys of Sudan" focuses on four of these refugees: Jacob Magot, Peter Anyang, Daniel Khoch, and Marko Ayii. Like most of the Lost Boys who came to America, they had never before turned on a light switch, used a kitchen appliance, or ridden in a car or subway train - much less held a job or balanced a checkbook. This is the moving story of how Jacob, Peter, Daniel, and Marko faced the countless challenges of making it in a strange new place after years on the run in Sudan or in refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia.
Buy Lost Boys of Sudan book by Mark Bixler from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780820328836
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Imprint: University of Georgia Press
Publisher: University of Georgia Press
Publish Date: 15-Oct-2006
Country of Publication: United States
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Lost Boys of Sudan book by Mark Bixler and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Mark Bixler
Mark Bixler writes for the national news desk at the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, where he has reported extensively about immigrants and refugees, as well as about Sudan. He has also been a reporter for the Winston-Salem Journal. Visit www.lostboysbook.com for more information about the Lost Boys.
Bestselling Books: Our Current Bestsellers | Australia's Hottest 1000 Books | Bestselling Fiction | Bestselling Crime Mysteries and Thrillers | Bestselling Non Fiction Books | Bestselling Sport Books | Bestselling Gardening and Handicrafts Books | Bestselling Biographies | Bestselling Food and Drink | Bestselling History | Bestselling Travel Books | Bestselling School Textbooks & Study Guides | Bestselling Children's General Non-Fiction | Bestselling Young Adult Fiction | Bestselling Children's Fiction | Bestselling Picture Books | Top 100 US Bestsellers
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-5pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2017. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687
For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.